The NFL awarded the New England Patriots multiple compensatory draft picks late in the 2000 draft due to the free agency defections.
One of those was pick No. 199 overall in the sixth round.
The six quarterbacks drafted before (combined) started only 191 games and threw 258 touchdowns.
The Patriots’ pick won 286 games in his career, including seven Super Bowls, and threw 737 touchdowns in the regular season and playoffs combined.
Tom Brady went from last to first.
I like to think about things like this because being underestimated has its advantages – we should use them.
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